Life in the monastery is simple for Edwin and Luke, two young boys whoare training to be monks. It seems that nothing will disrupt the peaceand order. Then news arrives that the Vikings have invaded, and they areforced to run for their lives. If the Vikings catch them, they will betaken away and become slaves. But with the elders in danger, will theyturn back to help them?A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Dearys vividly imagined characters.